The Twin Cities is losing two members of the Cole family to warmer temperatures. Bryan Cole, Sr. and Dr. Barbara Cole departed for Houston and their children, Terra Cole, Desralynn Cole and Bryan Cole, Jr. threw the couple a going away party out in Plymouth.
Gay celebrated as "The New Black" in out-of-the-closet documentary
The New Black
The African-American community has been slow to get on the gay rights bandwagon, at least according to exit polls conducted on election days in states like California where the narrow defeat of same-sex marriage in 2008 was blamed on black folks. What's up with that? After all, one would expect blacks, as the long-suffering victims of segregation and discrimination, including miscegenation laws forbidding race-mixing, to be quick to support LBGT equality.
Kids Film Festival: The Walker Art Center's Raising Creative Kids programs kicks off with Free First Saturday Family events Kids Film Festival
The Walker Art Center's Raising Creative Kids programs in March and April include the Free First Saturday Family events Kids Film Festival, featuring short films from around the world plus a screening of the feature film, "The Story Children in Film."
Aesthetically Speaking took to the Roller Garden in St. Louis Park for Karina Curbelo's Neon Rollerskating Birthday Bash. Here are a few shots of the birthday girl and her friends. Curbelo designs custom shirts and can count India.Arie as one of her clients.
Walker Art Center presents 2013: The Year According to............ Series
As her bio says, Dessa has been described as "Mos Def plus Dorothy Parker." As her lyrics say, she's "half Dorothy Parker, half April O'Neil" (a nod to the famed poet and the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles' truth-seeking sidekick, respectively).